Social games can provide care home residents with an ideal way to stimulate mental and physical strength – get some ideas here
Ensure you are ready for a CQC inspection with information and products from Fairfield Care - see how we can support you.
With a CQC inspection the best knowledge of what to plan for and what to expect comes from those who have had the experience of an inspection. This list of top tips from care providers (produced by Skills for Care) can help with preparing staff, procedures and the care environment.
5 reasons why you should purchase the Swift UltraSlide from MIP – now in stock at Fairfield Care!
Our latest blog asks what is moving and handling, and how can the correct, or incorrect, procedures impact a care business and it's residents
There are lots of benefits for older people of spending time outside. With a little care & awareness during the hot weather our blog focuses on why it’s important to be in the fresh air.
Following on from the recent #WorldContinenceWeek2018 our blog looks at the types of incontinence, risk factors and ways to help prevent incontinence.
Discover the benefits of an electric profiling bed to help ensure patient comfort by day and night.
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Gardening and gardens can create opportunities for physical and mental stimulation for all ages. Having a garden or outside space in a care home is a great way to improve the lives of both patients and staff.
The Care Quality Commission, CQC safeguards and protects the provision of care. Find out what the CQC does, what’s involved in an inspection and what a care facility needs to do to prepare.
What do you know about Parkinson’s Disease? Discover more about this neurological condition and let’s #UniteForParkinsons
Data Protection rules are changing in May 2018. How will the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR effect healthcare providers?
National Apprenticeship Week runs from 5th-9th March – how can care facilities help students and young people discover the career opportunities available in care?
Valentine’s Day is a moment for couples and for celebrating relationships. But what happens if the day brings sad memories and feelings of loneliness, Here are some ideas to create a day of positivity and to show you care.
As temperatures drop, our exercise relief tips and other ideas can help to bring some potential relief for those who suffer from the pain of arthritis.
At this time of year winter blues can be made worse by a bout of flu. In a care home environment it's important to do as much as possible to prevent illness through excellent cleaning and hygiene practices. Here are some top tips for preventing and beating flu in a care environment.
Learn more about the history and use of baking parchment with our list of six facts!
Learn more about this hygienic, safe and convenient range
Sleep is important for our physical and mental health. Here are some top tips to ensure you get a good night... and what to do if you wake up and can't get back to sleep!
As we come to the end of National Arthritis Week 2017 the search for ways to alleviate and cure this common health condition continues. Arthritis Research UK asks for support from sufferers and carers.
Do you know about the important health benefits of a great night's sleep?
1st October was Grandparents Day in the UK. Whatever your view on these ‘days’ to celebrate specific family members it’s an opportunity to recognise and reminisce about and with our older generation.
Sunday 1st October is Older People’s Day – an international day to celebrate the achievements and contributions of older people to society. It also coincides with the UN International Day of Older Persons established to help promote the development of society for all ages, and here at Fairfield Care we want to help you celebrate and show appreciation for older individuals!
21st September is World Alzheimer’s Day – the day Alzheimer’s organisations around the world focus on raising awareness about dementia and Alzheimer’s by highlighting the issues those suffering with or affected by dementia face, and how, by working together, we can begin to overcome these challenges.
At Fairfield Care we know that maintaining good health and hygiene practice in a care home is not only imperative to providing a good service to residents, but key to abiding with care health and safety regulations. Having efficient cleaning procedures in place helps to ensure that you cater for all the care home’s cleaning needs.
At Fairfield Care, we work with our care home and nursing home customers to raise awareness of the everyday issues that are important to them. We also work with a number of care homes and care agencies around the world to highlight important causes and key industry topics.
In a busy environment, little accidents happen. For all those day-to-day drips, spills and even puddles, Regina Blitz kitchen towel is the ideal solution. It’s perfect around the kitchen, bathroom and anywhere you need to clean up.
Our Fairfield Care servicing team offers a full support service for patient moving equipment, such as slings, helping to keep your care home equipment in excellent condition and legally safe.
The Fairfield Care judges are happy to announce the winner of the #ShareTheLove blog competition as Stephanie, author of Raising Emily: A family and lifestyle blog, for her heartfelt piece about her grandma.
Do you have your own blog? If so, then we'd like to treat you and your grandparents to a special treat on Valentines Day! Why? To raise awareness of one thing... loneliness Raising awareness with #ShareTheLove
Steam cleaning is a great alternative to traditional shampoo methods.